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May
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answered 「の」in「お嫁さんにしたいの好き」
May
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comment What does セレブ mean these days?
The gogen entry says a little bit more than that. It talks about how it originally referred to actresses and supermodels but now has a vague meaning associated with wealth and expensive accessories
May
13
comment Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling?
I'm not sure if they actually would. Just intuition tells me that based on their kanji alone they would be inclusive.
May
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comment Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling?
Why must the terms homograph/homoglyph necessarily exclude kana?
May
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May
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revised What does 臨海学校 mean?
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May
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comment What does 臨海学校 mean?
I admit that I haven't actually checked any other J-E dictionaries regarding this so I took out the free mention. I was indeed thinking of edict since its definitions, while sometimes very helpful, are often vague and nearly useless unless you already know the word. I just checked goo辞書 and it at least calls it a "seaside (summer) school." The biggest problem is probably that bilingual dictionaries seem to try to be as brief as possible. Searching a monolingual dictionary, of course, gives a perfectly adequate explanation
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revised What does 臨海学校 mean?
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answered What does 臨海学校 mean?
May
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revised Implication of a Japanese sentence
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May
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revised Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters?
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May
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comment Meaning of 自慢の目利き
@Poriko More specifically, what part of the expression do you find confusing? 自慢 and 目利き can both be understood with very basic dictionary lookups
May
7
comment How do I say “without (noun)” using なしに or なしで?
@user5292 please use the edit button to add extra information to your question. If you make it clear enough it will be reopened!
May
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revised Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters?
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reviewed Leave Open How do I say “without (noun)” using なしに or なしで?
May
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revised Help identifying low-res kanji (and perhaps words) on a low-res album cover
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revised What is the etymology of お陰で/おかげで and how does the expression relate to the kanji?
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